#KlaraCosmetics Brow Studio – Review

We know that fierce brows have had their moment and are now officially passe but elegant, thick, healthy, groomed brows continue to be the rage. Take it from me -Brow kits are going to remain a beauty kit essential for a long, long time. I asked Beauty junkie and brow girl (she is a regular …

Klara Cosmetics- India launch with Sephora

  “I wanted to put on my lipstick and never reapply it,” Klara Sobotkoski , Founder Klara cosmetics I love it when the founder of a beauty brand (usually a crazy beauty junkie) launches a make up collection and visits personally to tell people why she is so passionate about her brand. Klara Cosmetics created…

Tried and Tested : Innisfree wine peeling jelly softener

Fancy a bit of Chateau Margaux on your face ? Frankly I would rather be drinking France’s premier Bordeaux, jealously savouring every sip, but I will take a bit of Chateax Margaux on my face in the quest for beauty 🙂 Korean  brand  Innisfree’s  Wine jelly softener has  polyphenols  ie wine grape extracts  from Chateaux…

Beauty – Tried and Tested: Alpha H, Olaplex Home & Murad

There are times when all the stars align and products you try deliver on promises so that definitely deserves a little celebration. Alpha H is a well known Australian brand and I was lucky to get gifted Liquid gold which is the brand’s cult offering by my niece, an avowed beauty junkie. It is a…

Anita Lal : Bringing Nature Home

  Anita Lal is the Founder and Creative Director of Mumbai’s most beautiful store –Good Earth at Raghuvanshi Mills. Known for its textiles, linens, home decor, wallpapers, furniture and clothes, the focus is on sustainability, design and craftsmanship.  Tucked away at the back is Anita’s beauty playland – beauty brands based on sustainability and clean…

Stocking up for summer

Ananda the mountian spa has relaunched  its spa and wellness range in new packaging. I have tried their products in an earlier avatar but if I were to choose one product from this new offering it would be the juniper, grapefruit and cypress body oil   for cellulite and lymphatic drainage .  Of course it works best if…

#Hand #Masks for softer, smoother hands

Sephora‘s range of hand masks makes moisturising hands easier and much more convenient. No icky, gloopy lotion staining sofa covers or book pages or blurring phone screens – yes, been there, done that. Like face masks, hand masks deliver  an intense burst of moisture and nourishment in pre- moisturised sheets. Unlike face masks which tend to be…

#Diwali picks at an Ayurveda Beauty store

I have been meaning to drop in at the Kama store at Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi ever since it opened and I finally got there in time for some Diwali stocking up. Kama  works in association with the Arya Vaidya sala at Coimbatore and their products are genuinely ayurveda based. I like the fact that they tell…

Sensitive skin. Dry skin. Winter skin .

Its that time of the year when your skin tells you the season has changed and that it’s time for your beauty routine to change. Here are three products that will give you some winter cheer. Clinique’s Smart Night Moisturiser Custom Repair Night is tailored to target different areas of the face ‘smartly’.  It has variants…